John Hassall Howard, SV/PROG

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John Hassall Howard, SV/PROG

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Prestbury, Cheshire East, England, United Kingdom
Death: August 28, 1864 (72)
Pietermaritzburg, Indlovu DC, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Howard and Margaret Howard
Husband of Susannah Howard, SM/PROG
Father of Edward Ford Howard; William Ford Howard; Susannah Howard; Mary Jane Howard; Johan Hassall Howard and 5 others

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About John Hassall Howard, SV/PROG

1820 British Settler

John Hassall Howard 27, Chemist. together with his wife Susannah Brant 27, and 2 children, were members of Thornhill's' Party of 35 Settlers on the Settler Ship Zoroaster.

Party originated from Middlesex.

Departure London, 12 February 1820. Arrival Simon's Bay, Cape Town - 30 April 1820 (Final Port).

Area Allocated to the Party : between the Kowie and Rufane Rivers - the location being called Thornhill.

Children :

  • Edward Ford Howard 4
  • William Howard 2

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John Hassall Howard, whose name does not appear on any official list, claimed to have emigrated with his wife and family as members of Thornhill's party, and was discharged from Thornhill's service in 1821 when he injured his right hand (Cape Archives CO 158,142). In a letter to the Colonial Department before emigrating, he described himself as a chemist, druggist and apothecary. It is not known how he was connected with William Howard, or whether he sailed in the Zoroaster in place of some other settler.

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In 'South African Settlers'

  • Howard, John Hassall
  • Last Name: Howard
  • First Name: John Hassall
  • Date of Birth: b. 7 Aug 1792
  • Place of Birth: of Prestbury, Cheshire, England
  • Parents – Father: Joseph Howard
  • Parents – Mother: Margaret Hassall
  • Name of Spouse: Susannah Brant b. 8 Jun 1796 Bracknell, Berks. to John Brandt and Mary Jane Hibbert, d. 7 Oct 1865 age Somerset East, Cape.
  • Marriage Date: abt 1815
  • Marriage Place:
  • Date of Death: 28 Aug 1864
  • Place of Death: Pietermaritzburg, Natal

Notes: Thornhill’s party of 1820 settlers. DN 2214/1865, 843/1874. Children:

  • Edward Ford Howard b. 11 May 1816 m. Charlotte Bruton, d. 19 Aug 1874 age 58y 3m (q.v.)
  • William b. 7 Aug 1818 d. 1865/6
  • Susannah b. 21 May 1820 d. 20 Feb 1835
  • Mary Jane b. 16 Jan 1822 d. 1822
  • John Hassall b. 19 Jan 1824, d. 1861
  • Eliza b. 16 Feb 1826 m. James Leonard, d. Dec 1903
  • James Hibbert b. 25 Dec 1828 m. Annie Maria Magdalena
  • Charles b. 16 Mar 1832 d. 1898
  • Margaret Alice b. 29 Aug 1834 m. William C. Bland
  • Charlotte Elizabeth b. 21 Jul 1838 m. James S. Humphries, d. 1916.

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John Hassall HOWARD, Bachelor of this Parish, Druggist, and Susannah BRANT of the Parish of Bracknall Berkshire, Spinster were married by Licence on 21 May 1814 in Stockport, Cheshire

Both signed

Witnesses: Joseph DAVIS and Jane BRANT

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John Hassall Howard, SV/PROG's Timeline

1792
August 7, 1792
Prestbury, Cheshire East, England, United Kingdom
1816
May 11, 1816
England, United Kingdom
1818
August 7, 1818
1820
May 21, 1820
1822
January 16, 1822
1824
January 19, 1824
1826
February 16, 1826
1827
December 25, 1827